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spokes of energy. panhandle of west virginia, northern shenandoah valley to frederick county, as well as in washington county. breaks in the clouds, southern maryland on the eastern shore, but it's all cloudy around the metro area and points west. there is a chill in the air. it's in the low 40s to near 40 degrees, much of the region. hour by hour today, might have a sprinkle this morning. a lot of cloudiness through noontime. by then it will be in the low 50s and winds may be gusting to around 15 or 20 miles an hour or so. sunrise 7:36. by late afternoon, highs reaching the mid 50s. i'll return in ten minutes. your first traffic this morning. >> grood morning. still dealing with that fire. your closures are between third street and sixth street. you may want to take first street in that area. avoid it if possible if you're about to head out of the house. let's head over to i-95 southbound in virginia. had construction set up. was blocking the left lane. hov lanes were shut down, but you can see traffic was getting by, that was earlier because of construction. also good news on the ro
to get to work. there will be electronic trading of oil, gas, and other energy contracts. the last time the markets were closed for a nonholiday event was after the terrorist attacks of 2001. and the last time they were closed for weather was september of 1985 because of hurricane gloria. and also keep in mind that about 65% of the oil refineries are in the path of the hurricane. delta airlines says that its jet fuel refinery in trainer, pennsylvania, is well prepared for the storm. we'll be keeping an eye on all of these areas. >>> we've been showing you live pictures from around the region as we're able to can assess cameras. you're looking at ocean city, maryland, as the surf has really started to beat up the beach there. we're told there are surges of up to four feet along the eastern seaboard. >> and tom kierein is here to tell us when sandy is making landfall and making a huge impact here. >> sandy making landfall in about 14 hours. already feeling the effects way out ahead of it. as i mentioned just a few moments ago, the winds just east of ocean city out of bowie, reported gusts
at the finish line. it seems like the energy is awesome, keith. >> the energy is high and it's getting even higher, right behind me you're seeing the finishers of the 10k. let's take you back to the start of the marathon. 7:55 this morning and they were off. 30,000 people running in this year's marathon. 54 countries represented. every state in this country represented. we expect the first person to cross the line around 10:15. now, back to the 10k. the first person who crossed the line in this year's 10k is a man by the name of glenn collins. he comes to us from the state of michigan. he's run in several marathons before and to finish first, whether it's the 10k or the actual marathon, the distance, that's not the story. what he's running from, what everyone is running for, that is the story. >> it's an honor. being here the last few years working the expos, to know the history of this race, with the marathon and 10k. it's an honor. it's a privilege to be the first guy to cross the line this year. >> reporter: we are running from our past. we are running into the future and we are running
their homes. many volunteers have been working since before the storm has hit. >> it gives us the energy and strength to carry on our jobs. >> our town is hurting many people need help. >> this is home. >> one couple working there has been there around the clock. didn't ein gven get a chance to how badly their home was damaged until yesterday. >>> don't miss a special telethon. "hurricane sandy: coming together." you can see it on the networks of nbc universal, including right here on nbc 4, at 8:00. all of the proceeds go to the red cross. >>> 4:57. one florida woman proving are you never too old to do anything, including vote. for the first time in her life, 99-year-old rosy lewis cast a ballot yesterday. she was just seven years old when the 19th amendment pass the, giving women the right to vote. lewis was in the 50s when jim crow laws abolished. she is a huge fan of president obama. >>> veterans and their spouses looking for a job may get their break today. the u.s. chamber of commerce holding a hiring our heroes job fair. more than 70 employers will be at joint base anacostia-bolli
; boosting american-made energy; reducing the deficits responsibly by cutting where... we can, and asking the wealthy to pay a little more. and ending the war in afghanistan, so we can... do some nation-building here at home. that's the right path. so read my plan, compare it to governor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. >>> take a look at some of the pictures sent into us by viewers. there is flooding in the sandbridge section of virginia beach. a flooded creek in sunshine, maryland, as well, and even snow in west virginia. reports of about 18 inches of snow at the most extreme points in west virginia. these photos, you can also e-mail your photos of storm damage to ic@nbcwashington.com. also, on nbcwashington.com, you can report damage on our interactive map. >> weather and traffic on the ones. meteorologist tom kierein has been following sandy, watched sandy move through the east coast. what's it doing now? >>>
-made energy; reducing the deficits responsibly by cutting where... we can, and asking the wealthy to pay a little more. and ending the war in afghanistan, so we can... do some nation-building here at home. that's the right path. so read my plan, compare it to governor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. >>> 13 before the top of the hour. as we track sandy, you are looking live at storm team 4 radar. you can see the first outer bands of the storm starting to hit the coast of virginia, north carolina, maryland, the d.c. area as well starting to see some of the first rain from this storm, which will get much heavier as the hours pass. >> it doesn't matter exactly where sandy hits because we are going to feel the impact of this storm. this is a live look at rehoboth beach, where you can see the winds gusting 45 miles per hour. the residents bracing for what could be worst of this storm on the east coast communities. >>
american-made energy; reducing the deficits responsibly by cutting where... we can, and asking the wealthy to pay a little more. and ending the war in afghanistan, so we can... do some nation-building here at home. that's the right path. so read my plan, compare it to governor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. >>> welcome back everyone. it seems to be the golden question. we have our viewer asking is there an exact area where this thing will hit? >> no there is not. there is still a great deal of uncertainty where this storm is going to go and when it will get there. a pretty bold prediction on most of our parts and i think somewhere on the coast of new jersey late monday night into predawn hours of tuesday morning. that is as close as narrowing it down as i would dare go this far out in advance. that said the official track from the hurricane center shows it could make landfall anywhere from the delaware coast all
energy. r more than 1,500 pepco homes and businesses in the dark. bge more than 24,000 people without power, most of them in loudoun county. >>> you're looking live over the nation's capital. no strong winds, no heavy rains. still cold to start things off. we'll take a little cold at this point, tom. >> and thankfully drying out too. for all the crews out there doing cleanup, getting the power restored, this is a blessing to get dry weather moving in. >>> however, we still have a few scattered sprinkles around here this morning. just past 5:30 this morning. storm team 4 radar out of the mountains. most of the snow, the big blizzard is over. as we look closer to washington, these areas in the light green. we do have a few sprimpg ls along the beltway and arlington county. right along 270 in montgomery county in frederick. there are a few patches of light rain in northwest frederick, southern fauquier county, just west of fredericksburg, they're getting a few sprinkles. farther to the north and west into the shenandoah valley, highlands in west virginia. still some sprinkles there, stil
with cape hatteras, north carolina. here is the thing. upper level energy diving into the back side of this storm plus it's sitting over the warm waters of the gulf stream means the storm will likely regain hurricane strength and make a hard, fast left turn toward the coast line. this is 10:00 monday night with the storm as a category one hurricane somewhere just off the coast of the new jersey shore. that is the time frame we're watching for here. our weather will deteriorate very, very quickly during the day on monday and stay quite bad all the way through tuesday before things start to improve. high impacts tomorrow. lower parts of the eastern shore into the outer banks of north carolina. by monday high impacts for wind and rain from basically the i-95 corridor all the way to the coast line and could just be an extreme coastal erosion problem for all of the beaches. power outages, coastal flooding, heavy rain, strong winds. every single thing you could see in a storm system this one will have in abundance. so enjoy the cloudy, quiet, and mild day today. kind of clammy out there.
; building on our manufacturing boom; boosting american-made energy; reducing the deficits responsibly by cutting where... we can, and asking the wealthy to pay a little more. and ending the war in afghanistan, so we can... do some nation-building here at home. that's the right path. so read my plan, compare it to governor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. >>> very breezy start to the weekend. >> yes. but there are breaks of sunshine. some people tweeted it out to me. they're like chuck i've seen it. it's a bright, shining object in the sky and appears ever so briefly from time to time. so yes a little bit of sunshine for today. still going to be a mostly cloudy kind of chilly day outside today. definitely got a bundle up factor. nonetheless, a little sun today. a whole lot more sunshine tomorrow. so that'll be the day that looks a lot prettier. look at that on our camera. look at all the blue in that sky. that
-timers, 9,600 service members. you can feel the energy. you can feel the intensity. this is a marathon that's for everyone. every country. 54 countries represented. every state in this country represented. and all you see are people bonding, bonding behind the work that our service people do for us, putting their lives on the line each and every single day. you have the new york city marathon. that's a biggie. you have the chicago marathon. that's a biggie. the boston marathon. that's huge. nothing compares to this marathon. and what it represents to our nation and all the folks around the world. earlier we spoke to storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell who says he plans to do his personal best today. and he has inspiration with him. this is very sentimental to you? >> absolutely. >> explain to the folks why. >> obviously channel 4. 444. the folks who run the race said i can pick any number i wanted to. i thought, 4? this is a small enough number where they think you're quick but not going to win. maybe next year, i may get 4444. you never know. >> reporter: chuck bell with his magical bib,
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